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Explorex Resources begins drilling for cobalt in Canada’s New Brunswick

18 December 2018 - 16:44
Canadian junior miner Explorex Resources (CSE:EX) (OTC:EXPXF) said Monday that crews had been mobilized to initiate the maiden drill program at its cobalt-manganese base metals Kagoot Brook project, located in New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada.

How to maximize platinum's efficiency in fuel cells

17 December 2018 - 16:22
Scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have identified a new catalyst that uses only about a quarter as much platinum as current technology does to convert hydrogen and oxygen into water and electricity.

Albemarle agrees on Wodgina split

15 December 2018 - 22:05
US-based specialty chemicals producer Albemarle signed an asset sale and share subscription agreement with Australia-based Mineral Resources to split ownership of the Wodgina lithium project.

Germany secures access to world's second-largest lithium deposit

13 December 2018 - 07:52
Germany and Bolivia today sealed a partnership for the industrial use of lithium , a key component in the batteries that power electric cars and cell phones.

Tesla lithium supplier Kidman settles ownership row over Australian mine

11 December 2018 - 07:38
MELBOURNE – Kidman Resources, a supplier of lithium to U.S. electric car maker Tesla said on Monday it had settled a court dispute that could have derailed joint development of a mine in Western Australia with Chile's SQM.

This one Congo project could supply the world with lithium

11 December 2018 - 07:21
AVZ Minerals’ Manono became the world’s largest non-brine lithium resource after the Perth-based company released the maiden estimate for its 60%-owned project in southern DRC in August this year.

Indian Ferro Chrome Market Finally Settles After a Period of Continuous Fall

8 December 2018 - 23:06
The prices were mainly in line with market expectations, with most participants expecting a stable market after lower than expected fall in Chinese Stainless Steel mills' December tender price.

Bald Hill partners in new lithium offtake talks

16 November 2018 - 15:18
Joint-venture partners Tawana Resources and Alliance Minerals Assets have started offtake discussions for the increased lithium concentrate that they expect to come from their Bald Hill mine in Western Australia.

Pilbara clears Pilgangoora lithium project expansion

16 November 2018 - 14:00
The board of directors of Australian lithium producer Pilbara Minerals has approved the stage two expansion of its Pilgangoora project in Western Australia (WA), paving the way for its lithium concentrate output of over 800,000 t/yr.

EV growth to boost nickel consumption: Norlisk

9 November 2018 - 12:20
Rapid growth in electric vehicle (EV) production and an increasing market share of high-nickel-content battery cathode materials will boost nickel demand in the long term, according to Russian producer Norilsk Nickel's regional analyst Dmitry Zamula.
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